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Last Updated : May 20, 2019 04:56 PM IST | Source: Moneycontrol.com

Honor 20 Pro quad-camera setup receives triple figure DxOMark score

From the looks of things, it seems like the Honor 20 Pro may get a nerfed version of the P30 Pro camera setup.

Carlsen Martin

Huawei sub-brand Honor is only a day away from the launch of the much-anticipated Honor 20 Pro flagship handset. And, while a lot of the specs of the Honor 20 Pro have already been leaked, the Chinese smartphone maker loves the camera set up on the newest addition to the Honor family.

Before getting into that big ‘camera surprise’, let’s take a look at everything Honor confirmed about its latest flagship handset.

The Honor 20 Pro is powered by the Kirin 980 AI chipset that uses the 7nm manufacturing technology. This offers a considerable bump in performance from the last generation Kirin 970 as well as a significant increase in power efficiency, Honor claims up to a 58 percent increase. The phone is also set to feature an almost bezel-less, notch-free display with the front camera tucked away behind a punch-hole.

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And now on to the camera, the one area of this phone Honor cannot stop emphasising. Through a series of tweets, we know that the Honor 20 Pro will feature a quad-camera setup on the back panel. While we aren’t a 100-percent sure as to what we’re getting out of the four cameras, Honor has provided several confirmations through tweets.

The first of these tweets’ state, “The closer you get, the more you see” – Referring to a telephoto plus macro lens. The second tweet, “Is your mind wide open? Your vision should be.”  –Referencing the ultra-wide-angle lens.

The last tweet reads, “Sometimes you need to embrace darkness before you can see the light.” – This is made in reference to the primary 48-megapixel lens’ capabilities to take pictures in low light.

From the looks of things, it seems like the Honor 20 Pro may get a nerfed version of the P30 Pro camera setup. And, while you can expect it to be nerfed in comparison to the P30 Pro, it may be to a minimal extent if DxOMark is to be believed.

The post on the company’s official Twitter handle indicates that the Honor 20 Pro has a DxOMark overall score that exceeds one hundred. While the official score hasn’t been confirmed yet, the three dashes that replace the digits point to a triple figure score. DxOMark is currently considered the industry standard for rating camera performance.

At the moment, only a handful of smartphones have received a three-figure camera score after DxOMark’s extensive tests; and it seems like the Honor 20 Pro is set to join that elite group.

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First Published on May 20, 2019 04:56 pm
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